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1. Self Medicated a Film About Art (2014)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary
Whether you are a successful artist, an unproven entity, or struggling to create while working a 9-5, there is a common thread amongst most creative types: a depression that is kept at bay ... See full summary »
2. Gerhard Richter Painting (2011)
Unrated | 97 min | Documentary
A documentary on the German artist that includes glimpses at his studio, which has not been seen in decades.
Votes: 612 | Gross: $0.24M
3. Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced neoexpressionist work emerged while... See full summary »
Votes: 1,889 | Gross: $0.26M
4. The Mystery of Picasso (1956)
PG | 78 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A filmed record of Pablo Picasso painting numerous canvases for the camera, allowing us to see his creative process at work.
Votes: 1,825 | Gross: $0.27M
6. Waste Land (2010)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.
Votes: 8,056 | Gross: $0.19M
7. Bill Cunningham: New York (2010)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer.
Votes: 4,930 | Gross: $1.51M
8. Iris (I) (2001)
R | 91 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Votes: 16,315 | Gross: $1.29M
9. Art & Copy (2009)
TV-PG | 89 min | Documentary
ART & COPY is a powerful new film about advertising and inspiration. Directed by Doug Pray (SURFWISE, SCRATCH, HYPE!), it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential ... See full summary »
10. The Art of the Steal (2009)
Unrated | 101 min | Documentary
Documentary that follows the struggle for control of Dr. Albert C. Barnes' 25 billion dollar collection of modern and post-impressionist art.
Votes: 2,166 | Gross: $0.54M
11. Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have ... See full summary »
Votes: 900 | Gross: $0.15M
14. Guest of Cindy Sherman (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
A documentary on art-scene commentator Paul Hasegawa-Overacker's relationship with enigmatic photographer Cindy Sherman.
17. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)
R | 91 min | Documentary
A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government.
Votes: 4,010 | Gross: $0.53M
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
A true documentary of the art and culture of glass pipe-making
Director: Marble Slinger
23. Just Like Being There (2012)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary
In the gig poster community, creating artwork is more than just a career - it is a way of life. These artists are at the forefront of an expansion of the gig poster genre. In a community ... See full summary »
25. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
Votes: 12,248 | Gross: $1.51M
26. Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye (2003)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Biography
Heinz Bütler interviews Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) late in life. Cartier-Bresson pulls out photographs, comments briefly, and holds them up to Bütler's camera. A few others share ... See full summary »
Votes: 298 | Gross: $0.03M
27. Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006– )
60 min | Documentary, Drama, History
In each episode historian Simon Schama treats, in his own erudite, unconventional and somewhat socially engaged style, a work of art from a great master. He concentrates not just on the art... See full summary »
28. Eva Hesse (2016)
PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Documentary feature film focusing on the life and times of Eva Hesse, a ground-breaking artist who was active in New York and Germany in the 1960's.
Votes: 130 | Gross: $0.11M
86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
In search of personal healing and artistic inspiration, Marina Abramovic travels through Brazil experiencing sacred rituals and exploring limits between art, immateriality and consciousness. How far will she go to create her work of art?
31. The Age of Stupid (2009)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History, News
A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.
32. Basquiat: Rage to Riches (2017 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Biography
Nearly 30 years after his death, this documentary film of Jean-Michel Basquiat details how the self-taught Brooklyn-born artist rose to be one of the greats on the international art marketplace.
34. Beautiful Losers (2008)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Music
This documentary follows the lives and careers of a collective group of Do-it-yourself artists and designers who inadvertently affected the art world.
Votes: 1,274 | Gross: $0.06M
35. Camille Claudel (1988)
R | 175 min | Biography, Drama, History
Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,741 | Gross: $0.20M
37. Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden (2016)
110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Egon Schiele is one of the most provocative artists in Vienna at the beginning of the 20th Century. His life and work are driven by beautiful women and an era that is coming to an end. Two ... See full summary »
39. Henry & June (1990)
NC-17 | 136 min | Biography, Drama
In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,706 | Gross: $11.57M
40. La Belle Noiseuse (1991)
Unrated | 238 min | Drama
The former famous painter Frenhofer revisits an abandoned project using the girlfriend of a young visiting artist. Questions about truth, life, and artistic limits are explored.
Votes: 6,094 | Gross: $0.41M
41. The Desert of Forbidden Art (2010)
PG | 80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Risking being denounced as an 'enemy of the people,' Igor Savitsky rescues 40,000 forbidden fellow artists' works and creates in a far desert of Soviet Uzbekistan a museum now worth millions.
42. Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (2015)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A portrait of a patron of the arts extraordinaire who transformed a modest fortune and impeccable taste into one of the premiere collections of twentieth century art.
Votes: 614 | Gross: $0.50M
43. Klimt (2006)
Not Rated | 131 min | Biography, Drama
A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
45. The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (1986)
43 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Nan Goldin's slide show "The Ballad of Sexual Dependency" converted, mixed and screened as a film by the artist, portraying the American underground culture, the no wave scene, post-Stonewall gay subculture, among others.